Senior Associate (Barrister)
Matthew was called to the bar in 2006 and is a Senior Associate (Barrister) in the Professional Regulatory team based in our London office.
Prior to joining Blake Morgan he practised in crime, employment, personal injury and professional regulation and so has a wealth of experience across a range of sectors, courts and tribunals. He prosecutes and defends across a range of regulators in cases involving allegations of sexual misconduct, dishonesty and complex clinical failings and deficient professional performance.
Main area of practice
Matthew now practises exclusively in professional discipline and regulation and is regularly instructed to appear at all hearings before Fitness to Practise Committees across a range of regulators. Matthew both prosecutes and defends and he has extensive experience of dealing with cases involving allegations of sexual misconduct, dishonesty and complex clinical failings.
Matthew is often instructed to appear hearings before the Fitness to Practise Committees and in the High Court by the General Dental Council, the General Optical Council and the General Pharmaceutical Council. Matthew also has significant experience presenting cases before the Health and Care Professions Council and defends across a range of regulators.
Insights by Matthew
Last week's ruling sets out the principles to apply in applications to extend interim orders and serves as a warning that interim orders will not be extended without good reason....Read More